Tag Archives: federal grants

CDOT Receives $23 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Zero-Emission, Rapid Transit in the Roaring Fork Valley

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes, CDOT Executive Director Shoshana Lew and RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship discuss the importance of RFTA’s fast and efficient transit service before boarding of an electric bus. State and local partners will pursue an upcoming federal grant to support expanded RFTA operations …

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Baltimore Penn Station overhaul would help speed up Amtrak trains in the Northeast

The Baltimore project is the first phase of a renovation of the rail hub and surrounding area, signaling a revitalization for an area long defined by wasteland, busy highways and weathered buildings. It is also expected to improve travel along the aging corridor, adding capacity to meet future demand as …

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Tuition-free college movement gains momentum, despite Biden’s stalled plan

College Promise programs, as tuition-free initiatives are commonly referred to, enjoy broad support across the political spectrum. Forty-seven states and DC have at least one such program at the college, city, or state level. There are 33 statewide programs that cover tuition at community colleges or universities and higher education, …

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Veteran’s Corner: Military Funeral Rites, Upcoming Events and Q&A | Local News

The general public knows that deceased veterans are often granted military funeral rites. Unfortunately, some deceased veterans not only are not granted military funeral honors, but their remains are not claimed by family or friends. Veterans’ organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas and a television station in Shreveport, Louisiana, and …

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Volunteers conduct a homeless count in Texarkana | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas — For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, volunteers from the Texarkana “Point in Time” Homeless Count interviewed people living outdoors and asked them a series of questions. Last year, counting was by observation only. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development requires all homeless …

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Coconino Voices: General mining law desperately needs updating | Columnists

The General Mining Act of 1872 was designed to encourage settlement and colonization of the American West, in part to drive out the Indigenous peoples who had already lived there for tens of thousands of years. Today, 150 years after its enactment, this law has not changed significantly and continues …

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ECAP program helps Nebraskanians create the communities they want | Nebraska today

The people of Tilden enter the public library, bundled up against the cold. They greet each other between sips of their thermoses, then take their places. Jordan Grummert-Rasmussen and Amanda Kowalewski, extension educators for Rural Prosperity Nebraska, welcome participants and begin the first meeting of the Entrepreneurial Communities Activation Process …

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Feds Bolster Mesa’s Desire for a Streetcar | News

youUncle Sam pays nearly a million dollars to help Mesa lay the groundwork for a west side streetcar line. Years will pass before Mesa residents hear the clang-clang-clang of a transportation system the city first envisioned more than a century ago. But the planning has to start somewhere, and a …

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Manhattan City Commission to see final plans for $47.2 million runway project

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) — The City of Manhattan Commission is reviewing final plans for a $47.2 million runway reconstruction project at Manhattan Regional Airport. The presentation will take place during its meeting on Tuesday evening. The City of Manhattan is expected to pay $4.4 million for the track. More than …

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Nalu Scientific, based in Hawaii, partners with CAEN Technologies

February 12, 2022, 7:03 a.m. HST Dr. Isar Mostafanezhad founded Nalu Scientific in 2016. The Honolulu-based company designs and builds high-end sensors and systems. With decades of combined experience, the team has won several large-scale federal grants. Nalu was named Hawaii’s Most Innovative Company of 2019 by the US Small …

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States get green light to build electric car charging stations, Auto News, ET Auto

Biden has also set a goal of 50% electric vehicle sales by 2030, as part of a broader effort to achieve a zero-emissions economy by 2050. WASHINGTON: States get green light to build nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that would place new or upgraded ones every 80 kilometers …

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“The answer is not to abandon our streets”

Hello. It’s Friday. We’ll look at the strategies President Biden has outlined to help New York City address gun violence. We will also look at the continued fallout from the resignation of former Governor Andrew Cuomo. As President Biden might say, he and Mayor Eric Adams are simpatico. “Mayor Adams, …

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Transit facilities prove their worth as City Hall decision looms | News, Sports, Jobs

The Trade and Transit Center II at 144 West Third Street. KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette As the city grapples with what to do with the multimillion-dollar solution of the doomed City Hall, Commerce and Transit Centers I and II remain viable options for continued city government operations, according …

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WV lawmakers have ideas, but few bills, for coalfields

A legislative committee is recommending more than 80 measures to help West Virginia’s depressed coal communities, but has so far only reduced one of them to a bill. Reports recommendations include providing grants to West Virginia communities for infrastructure development; provide high-speed Internet access to all residents of West Virginia; …

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Cap Metro is trying to keep Leander in the transit system by offering infrastructure funding

Photo by Gabriel C. Perez/KUT Tuesday, January 25, 2022 by Nathan Bernier, KUT In a bid to prevent Leander from holding an election on whether to cut ties with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the regional transportation agency’s board voted unanimously on Monday to sweeten his case with the suburban …

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St. Louis aldermen submit capital improvement bonds to April ballot | Politics

ST. LOUIS — City aldermen voted unanimously Friday to seek voter approval to sell up to $50 million in capital improvement bonds in future years. The measure, which is expected to pass on April 5, could provide local matching funds for some federal grants — including those put in place …

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Massachusetts to Support Development of Offshore Wind Industry, Additional Offshore Wind Projects, Energy Transmission and Storage | Womble Bond Dickinson

Commonwealth Offshore Wind Industry Investment Program The bill would create a “Commonwealth Offshore Wind Industry Investment Program” administered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (“Mass CEC”) to develop and promote employment and economic development related to the wind industry. offshore. “Offshore wind companies” participating in the scheme may include entities …

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Proposed $11M science center in Easton for field trips, visitors and research

The association Feeding the Nature Center in Easton on Wednesday night unveiled its ambitious vision for a new attraction for local school groups, residents, researchers and tourists along Bushkill Creek. The science and creativity center is proposed for the former Easton Iron and Metal scrap yard which the city bought …

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Managing Director (CEO) position at MHP Salud

To note: This is a position that works remotely with staff across the country, but must reside in one of the following states: Texas Florida Massachusetts Michigan Colorado Washington MHP Hi, a 38-year-old national community health organization, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As an organization 97-99% funded by …

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Brookings register | Council hears year-end strategic plan report

BROOKINGS – Brookings City Council heard the strategic plan for 2021-2026 at its December 14 meeting. City manager Paul Briseno presented the recently revised plan, which is available as an attachment to the agenda on the city’s website. The Strategic Plan has five points: fiscal responsibility; safe, inclusive and connected; …

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NTIA Releases Report Calling for Better Methods of Data Aggregation: Broadband Breakfast

WASHINGTON, October 24, 2021 – Lack of eligibility or errors in proper planning or documentation are common grounds for disqualifying applicants for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Connecting Minority Communities pilot program, officials said Wednesday and Thursday of the agency. Speaking at webinars for people considering applying for the grants …

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🌱 ROSS program grants for Pawtucket + library vacation hours

Hello, Pawtucket! Like many of you, the Patch team takes time to enjoy the holidays, so there won’t be a newsletter in your inbox tomorrow. We appreciate your understanding of this slight break in our schedule, and I’ll be back on Monday with the next edition of Pawtucket Daily! Now …

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Health tab in the United States reached $ 4,000,000 as the government turned on the tap to fight COVID

WASHINGTON (AP) – Health spending in the United States soared to $ 4.1 trillion last year as Congress turned on the tap of federal dollars to fight the coronavirus pandemic on several fronts. A government report released on Wednesday said national health spending jumped 9.7% in 2020, more than double …

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UB spin-off Atrevida Science aims to modernize the wind turbine

With approximately $ 400,000 in federal grants, the company is developing a turbine blade that automatically adapts to changing winds BUFFALO, NY – For decades, companies eager to increase wind power production have relied on a simple strategy: make the blades of the wind turbine bigger. Although generally effective, this …

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Reconstruction of Kingman Street nears completion in downtown St. Albans

Renovations on Kingman Street in St. Albans include wider sidewalks and new lampposts, pictured here on December 2, 2021. Photo by Shaun Robinson / VTDigger After approximately six months of construction, Kingman Street in downtown St. Albans reopened to traffic and is now more accessible to pedestrians from adjacent streets. …

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Citizens express concern over Augusta’s public transport problems

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW / WAGT) – Breakdowns, leaky roofs and shoddy rides. These are just a few of the complaints from those of you who use Augusta’s public transport. Each year, the cost of maintaining Augusta’s bus fleet increases, but the number of passengers does not. Which means they charge …

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Apple, Intel, Ford Executives Urge U.S. To Give Chip Subsidies

A wide range of companies that buy and sell chips, including Apple and Intel, are calling on Congress to pass legislation that would offer billions of dollars in subsidies to US factories during a global chip shortage. Executives from more than 50 companies sent a letter to Democratic and Republican …

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Korbulic says she leaves behind a stable health insurance scholarship

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Viewers remember seeing Heather Korbulic on our news broadcasts. He has often been asked to talk about the Nevada Health Insurance Stock Exchange in layman’s terms and make Nevadans uninsured – insured. She has been the Executive Director of the exchange since 2016. She replaced Bruce …

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PM denies delay to integrity commission

Scott Morrison has denied that the government is delaying work on a federal integrity commission, despite the coalition rejecting opposition calls for a bill. The prime minister had promised a federal integrity commission as an electoral commitment ahead of the 2019 election, but has not yet advanced a debate in …

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After struggling to find emergency service personnel, Belfast is trying something new

BELFAST, Maine – Like many municipalities in Maine, Belfast is struggling to staff its fire and rescue services. But the city hopes the shift from a volunteer-driven model to a more professional one will help fill its gaps. The city is increasing wages, increasing benefits and looking to hire more …

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Farmers will receive subsidies for assistance with special crops

By James Paxson Click here for updates on this story SAGINAW, Michigan (WNEM) – Several farm organizations across the state will receive funding to support the specialty crop industry. Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell on Tuesday in announcing the state recipients …

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Report: Windstream, Uniti buys in the eyes

Windstream Holdings and Uniti Group Inc., both based in Little Rock, could be reunited if a private equity group’s plan comes to fruition. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Zayo Group LLC of Boulder, Colorado, was trying to buy the companies. Citing anonymous sources, the newspaper said the talks …

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Shaheen, Hassan Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging VA to Open Eligibility for Burial in State Veterans Cemeteries to All Service Members

October 18, 2021 ** The letter continues pressure from lawmakers to ensure equal burial for members of the Reserve and National Guard components ** (Washington, DC) – U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers in a letter today calling on the …

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Shasta College awarded grants to expand sexual and domestic violence prevention program at Simpson University – Red Bluff Daily News

Shasta College will receive $ 549,133 to expand its successful Campus Safety Advocacy, Resources and Education program at Simpson University. Federal grants to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus awarded $ 16.2 million in grants to 52 higher education institutions across the country in 2020. …

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Arkansas community groups selected for $ 5.2 million federal Covid-19 relief for after-school and summer youth programs

Forty-four of Arkansas’ after-school, summer and extended-year learning programs are new grant recipients totaling $ 5.2 million to help students catch up on the academic learning missed due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Arkansas State University Out-of-School Network Initiative recently announced …

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2 agencies receive $ 468,000 for victim services

Palmetto Citizens Against Sexual Assault (PCASA) and the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office have been selected to receive grants from the SC Attorney General’s Office to assist victims of crime. The attorney general’s office receives over $ 32 million in federal and state grants for nonprofit groups statewide, with a total …

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Murkowski sees opportunities for Wrangell in infrastructure finance

09.16.21 While its passage is uncertain amid partisan battles in Congress and even disagreements among majority Democrats, the trillion-dollar infrastructure bill could be an opportunity for federal aid with costly improvements to the government system. Wrangell Water Supply. However, all communities in Alaska “need to be honest about the timing,” …

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Rockland firefighters plead for pandemic compensation

Rockland firefighters / emergency medical technicians responded to more than 2,000 calls, including 300 suspected cases of COVID-19, during the pandemic. But in all that time, the teams never changed their schedules, worked from home or strayed from the path of serving and protecting this community, the president of the …

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Hartford city council and mayor want local airport closed

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) – Hartford City Council has joined with the city’s mayor in calling for the closure of Hartford-Brainard Airport, a small airfield used by flight schools, public safety flights and the artists who come to town. The council unanimously approved a non-binding resolution to close the airport earlier …

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Airport spaces line up to receive assistance

HMSHost, part of an Italian multinational that markets itself as a provider of catering services to travelers around the world, has positioned itself at Bill and Hillary Clinton / Adams Field National Airport to be eligible for assistance federal pandemic available to small businesses. Small businesses are eligible for more …

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The high costs of too much government spending

A man waits at a bus stop that displays the United States national debt on June 19, 2020 at … [+] Washington DC. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images America is embarking on an unprecedented spending spree. …

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RBHS ended the year with a surplus of $ 1.2 million

Thanks to generous federal assistance in the wake of pandemic relief, Riverside-Brookfield High School ended the 2020-2021 fiscal year with an operating budget surplus of $ 1,203,864. This is significantly different from the $ 1.6 million operating deficit forecast when the budget was approved in September 2020. RBHS received approximately …

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Now is the time to #DoublePell

Photographer: Adam Glanzman / Bloomberg © 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP For decades, college education paved the way for upward mobility. Public universities are engines of upward mobility – elevating students in the low- and middle-income rungs of the income ladder to higher earning potential. This not only benefits graduates, but …

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How to get grants for your small business

The grants have helped many businesses affected by the pandemic. Between the federal government, state programs, and private organizations, small business owners have received billions of dollars in funding that they won’t need to repay. This aid could dry up as the country moves from relief to recovery. “I think …

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More federal grant money is headed our way

By Linda Cicoira https://shoredailynews.com/sdn-live/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/New-Recording-67.m4a More than $ 4.8 million in federal grants were awarded Friday for community infrastructure and equipment needs across Virginia and include funds for facilities at four sites on the East Coast, according to an announcement by U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Onancock will receive …

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Independent theaters receive government funding

Of these awards, to date, theater operators and promoters have received 677 grants; performing arts organizations and talent representatives received 232 and 186 respectively. According to the SBA, at least 5,004 concert halls and promoters applied for grants, meaning that about 13.5% received grants. award notification. Over the past few …

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High-speed train receives last-minute push in Congress

The bullet train receives a last-minute push from lawmakers and lobbyists as Congress debates how to revamp the country’s infrastructure. The House Transport and Infrastructure Committee put forward a $ 547 billion infrastructure bill last week that would provide $ 25 billion for high-speed rail projects. On Friday, the Senate …

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Business files – June 2021

Registration open for the Salon de l’Automne in Pasco The Home Builders Association of Tri-Cities is accepting registrations for its 2021 Fall Home Show, which will be held October 1-3 at the HAPO Center in Pasco. Exhibitor guides have been mailed to previous members and exhibitors. Digital copies are available …

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Hauser: Hard work level the playing field | Notice

Sometimes you have to aim for a goal that is seemingly out of reach and put your energy into accomplishing it. Several years ago, the Colorado Mountain College team set a goal of becoming Colorado’s next Hispanic Service Institution (HSI), the federal designation given to colleges and universities that successfully …

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Federal grant awarded to Wahoo Airport | Community

LINCOLN – Recently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States Department of Transportation announced that it will provide Nebraska with more than $ 12.6 million in federal grants under the FY2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The grants will fund runway and taxiway improvements, navigation aids, snow removal equipment …

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Plymouth Township Trustees Approve Addition of Park

Dogs will be permitted in a Plymouth Township park for the first time in recent memory, but with a catch that will prohibit playing fetch. The Township Board of Directors voted 5-2 (Trustees Chuck Curmi and Mark Clinton cast dissenting votes) on April 27 to officially declare a triangular section …

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Hempstead teachers, along with supporters, rally for raise

Hempstead School District teachers and supporters rallied outside headquarters on Monday to urge Acting Superintendent Regina Armstrong to negotiate a contract that would align teachers’ salaries with those of neighboring districts. Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association president Nicole Brown said her members haven’t had a raise since 2010 and their contracts …

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‘I hope this will be one of the reasons we can stay in business’: the opening of the registration of federal grants to help small businesses affected by the pandemic

MURRELLS INLET, SC (WBTW) – On the one hand, more than 100,000 restaurants across the country have closed since the start of the pandemic, and part of the latest stimulus bill will allow restaurants to ask for up to 5 million dollars each. Restaurant owners can get grants equal to …

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Graves, Scalise and Ducks Unlimited Announce Nearly $ 5 Million in Federal Grants for the Conservation of Louisiana’s Wetlands and Waterfowl Habitat – Picayune Article

WASHINGTON DC – Members of Congress Garret Graves and Steve Scalise, as well as Ducks Unlimited South Region Director Jerry Holden, announced the receipt of Ducks Unlimited $ 4,701,013 in return for federal grants to restore coastal wetlands and improve wildlife habitat in southern Louisiana. Grants from the United States …

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Fiftieth birthday of a loser

Fifty years ago, last Saturday, May 1, Amtrak operated its first passenger trains, a fact that President Biden celebrated a early day. Biden wants people to think Amtrak is successful enough to merit $ 80 billion in additional funding. But the reality is, it’s just a big loser. Rail fans …

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